1. College Basketball Players Poised for Bounce-Back Years in 2016-17

    If Melo Trimble and Nigel Hayes can remember how to shoot three-pointers like they did two years ago, the Big Ten will be home to two of the biggest bounce-back players of the 2016-17 college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 14,617 reads 14 comments

  2. Nike Peach Jam 2016 Notebook: Trae Young Dominating with a Chip on His Shoulder

    NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. — Trae Young was motivated heading into Peach Jam. The 6'2" point guard from Norman, Oklahoma, had been considered a 5-star prospect in the class ...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 1 month ago 6,566 reads 1 comments

  3. Former Clemson Basketball Player Demontez Stitt Dies at Age 27

    Former Clemson Tigers guard Demontez Stitt died at the age of 27 Wednesday, according to David Hood of TigerNet.com...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 4,062 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Redshirt Freshmen in College Basketball in 2016-17

    As with college football and every other college sport, college basketball's scholarship players are given up to four years of eligibility that can be used within a five-year period...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 9,681 reads 4 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Best Point Guards in Blue Devils History

    Duke has almost as much history as any program in college basketball, which means a list of best players at any position is certain to be a good one. With superstars like Johnny Dawkins, Christian Laettner , J...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 2,134 reads 1 comments

  6. Predicting the Biggest Mid-Major Stars in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Major-conference players get most of the national attention, but the 2016-17 college basketball season will be loaded with mid-major stars like Jack Gibbs, Alec Peters and Emmett Naar...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 26,741 reads 18 comments

  7. Jeremiah Tilmon to Illinois: Fighting Illini Land 5-Star PF Prospect

    Jeremiah Tilmon, a 5-star power forward prospect from East St. Louis, Illinois, announced Monday he plans to play his college ball with the Illinois Fighting Illini. Tilmon made things official with a post on Twitter: According to ESPN...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 11,468 reads 25 comments

  8. Incoming 5-Star Freshmen Most Likely to Stay in School for Multiple Seasons

    Though it may seem like every 5-star freshman is just using college basketball as a five-month stepping stone into the NBA, they stay for multiple seasons of collegiate hoops more often than not...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 2,634 reads 0 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Best Point Guards in Tar Heels History

    North Carolina has featured some of the best basketball players in history at just about every position, but point guard is an especially impressive class...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 17,174 reads 34 comments

  10. Recruiting Roundup: Top Prospects React to Kevin Durant and Warriors' Superteam

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While the second annual Stephen Curry Select Camp was underway in the Bay Area last week, Kevin Durant was trying to decide where his basketball future would lie...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 1 month ago 7,153 reads 6 comments

  11. College Basketball Coaches Facing Make-It or Break-It Seasons

    College basketball coaches sometimes reach a crossroads. Their first few years at a school may not have not been as successful as expected, and they realize that the following season may determine their future...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 month ago 14,378 reads 17 comments

  12. Larry Brown, SMU Part Ways: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Larry Brown stepped down as head basketball coach at SMU on Friday morning. Associate head coach Tim Jankovich will take over the program. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports first reported the news...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 9,098 reads 9 comments

  13. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2016-17 Season

    Five start the game and five finish, but not always the same five. Being good enough to start in college basketball is a notable achievement, though many teams are fortunate to have more than five starting-caliber players...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 31,837 reads 30 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Wildcats' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    There is no offseason when it comes to Kentucky basketball because the recruiting trail is usually as enjoyable as the games themselves. Every year, the Wildcats are among the top contenders for the biggest names in the class...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1,293 reads 2 comments

  15. Building the Perfect College Basketball Team in 2016-17

    Though no college basketball players were selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Olympics, the upcoming Games in Rio sparked a curiosity in what a "Dream Team" comprised entirely of college basketball players would look like...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 10,091 reads 13 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Blue Devils' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    In modern college basketball, recruiting has become almost as important as the games themselves. This is especially true for Duke, which is hoping to continue its trend of success on the recruiting trail...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 12,842 reads 13 comments

  17. Ranking the Top 25 Freshmen of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    It's lather, rinse and repeat for Kentucky head coach John Calipari . The Wildcats' incoming recruiting class features four of the top 14 freshmen in the nation, as well as a fifth ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 23,083 reads 40 comments

  18. College Basketball Players with Most Pressure Riding on Their Shoulders

    Michigan State's Eron Harris and Maryland's Melo Trimble are two of the men's college basketball players who will be under the most pressure during the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 23,901 reads 39 comments

  19. UNC Basketball: 5 Early Storylines from Tar Heels' 2017 Recruiting Trail

    The 2017 recruiting class is a big one for North Carolina, which will have to replace a lot of talent likely departing at the end of this season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 3,514 reads 0 comments

  20. College Basketball Teams Poised for Bounceback Years in 2017

    With the possible exception of Kansas and Duke, every college basketball team has a lean year now and then. The mark of a strong program is its ability to rebound after a poor season or two with a good season before losing becomes a habit...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 month ago 14,265 reads 18 comments

  21. Malik Newman to Kansas: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction

    The University of Kansas landed one of the top recruits from the class of 2015 on Friday, as guard Malik Newman officially announced his decision to transfer from Mississippi State to play for the Jayhawks...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 11,806 reads 9 comments

  22. Remembering Every 2016 NBA Draft First-Round Pick as a Recruit

    Before they were shaking Adam Silver's hand and getting ready to sign multi-million dollar contracts, the latest crop of NBA first-round draft picks were once just promising young high school prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 49,488 reads 25 comments

  23. College Basketball Recruits Whose Stocks Are Soaring This Summer

    With the important July live evaluation period beginning shortly, it's time to take a look at some players who have elevated their play already this summer with some strong June efforts...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 1 month ago 7,884 reads 1 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2016-17 Season

    Another year with a mostly revamped roster leads to plenty of uncertainty with Kentucky basketball. We know there will be a lot of talent in Lexington during the 2016-17 season...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1,045 reads 0 comments

  25. Terrance Ferguson Reportedly to Play in Australia Instead of Arizona University

    Arizona's 2016 recruiting class took a major hit Thursday, as 5-star shooting guard Terrance Ferguson has decided to play professionally in Australia rather than attend the University ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 10,027 reads 17 comments